|By Marketwired .||
|June 26, 2014 07:00 AM EDT||
CAMBRIDGE, ON--(Marketwired - June 26, 2014) - Eco-Shift Power (OTCQB: ECOP), one of Canada's leading energy management and lighting firms, announced today the launch of the Energy Efficient Lighting Retrofit Program for LAR's 1580 Members.
"The Energy Efficiency Lighting Retrofit Program for LAR members delivers savings and enhanced lighting for member auto dealers," said Eco-Shift Power's CEO Gib Wood at the program launch. "LAR members benefit from a streamlined end-to-end solution for high efficiency lighting retrofits to optimize their lighting systems, because better lighting increases auto sales.
"The new web portal streamlines the Lighting Audit process for LAR members to receive their High Efficiency Lighting Proposal. Effective immediately LAR members can access the web portal via LAR's member website or Eco-Shift Power's website (http://eco-shiftpower.com/lar-members/) for high-tech commercial lighting information and engage Eco-Shift Power to develop audits and customize proposals."
The Energy Efficiency Lighting Retrofit Program for LAR Members is available to all 1580 auto dealerships and their affiliated businesses. Eco-Shift Power's extensive experience in the auto dealership sector provides enhanced lighting for increased sales and improved safety and security for LAR members. Savings are significant, with the payback periods generally less than two years. In addition to reducing energy costs, LAR members are also reducing greenhouse gas emissions and meeting corporate sustainability objectives.
The Energy Efficient Lighting Retrofit Program will deliver the following specific benefits for LAR Members:
Enhanced Customer Experience with Optimized Lighting: Eco-Shift Power optimizes lighting systems to meet the needs of auto dealers, ensuring that the Colour Rendering Index and Foot Candles provide optimal lighting. Eco-Shift Power also offers a proprietary Light Fixture Management System that enables auto dealerships to select individual fixtures to adjust light levels or to strategically turn on/off …all with the ease of a wireless device.
Increased Profitability with Bottom Line Savings: High efficiency lighting retrofits often reduce energy consumption by greater than 50%, resulting in payback periods of less than 2 years. New LED technologies also last for more than 100,000 hours, with minimal light level depreciation. The long life cycle greatly reduces the need for costly annual maintenance.
Increased Safety and Security with Better Lighting: New high efficiency LED lighting allows for increased light levels at a greatly reduced cost. Increased lighting in dimly lighted area has proven to increase safety for workers and provide better security in parking lots. Motion sensor technology can be used to automate lighting systems to increase savings further.
Manufacturer's Warranty of 5 years or greater depending on product selection.
A Turn-Key Solution from Lighting Industry Experts: Eco-Shift Power manages every aspect of a lighting retrofit project from Lighting Audit to Product Sourcing (complete with Net Zero Certification) to Installation to Ongoing Maintenance Service & Care to Full Back-Office Support.
Eco-Shift Power provides auto dealerships with high-tech lighting products, smart wireless energy management technologies, and various solutions to reduce operating costs associated with maintenance and energy consumption. With a foundation in the new-era of LED lighting and Wireless & Web-enabled technologies, Eco-Shift Power is transitioning auto dealerships from obsolete and immobile technology to the new information age.
Eco-Shift Power's Virtual Power Plant Platform (VPPP) provides auto dealerships with the ability to transform their facilities into smart, energy efficient and cash flow positive buildings. This is accomplished by state of the art IP-addressable light fixtures with wireless communication. Eco-Shift Power's software platform communicates with selected individual lights and reduces energy when there is a peak usage via the embedded algorithms managing the facility. This service is managed by Eco-Shift Power on a 24/7 basis.
Eco-Shift Power's Lighting Solutions and Energy Management services are enjoyed by a broad client base that includes Mattel Inc., ThyssenKrupp, and Parmalat.
About Leader Auto Resources (LAR)
Located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
LAR is the largest buying group in North America exclusively dedicated to new vehicle dealerships. With over 1,580 car dealers who are owner-members of LAR in North America and an extended total network of 13,000 car dealers in Europe, LAR has assembled significant purchasing power. LAR's services extend to affiliated auto dealer service groups including: Canadian Auto Dealers Association (CADA), Corporation des Concessionnaires Automobile du Québec (CCAQ), Eastern New York Coalition of Auto Retailers (ENYCAR), Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association (MSADA), New York State Auto Dealers Association (NYSADA), and TECAR International.
About Eco-Shift Power
Headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, Eco-Shift Power Corp. (ECOP) develops best-in-class commercial/industrial lighting products and wireless energy management technologies. ECOP also provides complete solution assessment and implementation. As an emerging Smart Building and energy management facilitator, ECOP procures, assembles, sells and distributes high-efficiency lighting products along with other integrated energy management solutions. Including online monitoring and verification reporting tools, direct load controls, activity monetization instruments, and demand response. All are delivered via Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).
Core ECOP competencies include LED expertise, microprocessor/transmitter/wireless capability -- with IP addressability. This creates an intelligent Lighting System and Sustainability Management service platform that includes five areas for client revenue generation or costs savings:
- reducing electrical load during peak pricing
- management of demand response programs
- scheduling of lighting zones and system optimization
- enhanced security
- maintenance and management
Learn more at http://eco-shiftpower.com/
For more information, contact
Eco-Shift Power Corp.,
1090 Fountain St N
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